Title: Cost Benefit Analysis for Remediation of Land Contamination 
Resource Type: document --> guidance / decision support 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 1999 
Availability: R&D Technical Report P316. Prepared by Risk Policy Analysts Ltd. and WS Atkins. Available from: Environment Agency R&D Dissemination Centre, c/o WRC, Frankland Road, Swindon, Wilts SNF 8YF 
Author 1/Producer: Environment Agency 
Other Authors/Producers: Risk Policy Analysts Ltd. and WS Atkins; M Postle, T Fenn, A Grosso and J Steeds 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
ISBN: 1 85705 209 9 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/pdf/STR-P316-e ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 26 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Cost benefit analysis-->Cost benefit analysis overview
Contaminated land-->Cost benefit analysis-->Tools
Short description: Generic guidance is provided for the transparent and consistent assessment of the costs and benefits for remediation of contaminated land using a primary model procedure entitled Evaluation and Selection of Remedial Measures. This provides a framework by which the costs and benefits of 2 or more remedial options for a given site can be assessed 
Long description: The guidance includes 3 case studies illustrating the application of cost-benefit analysis to real contaminated sites. The assessment comprises clearly defined stages allowing the user to move to the most appropriate level of assessment, for a particular remediation problem, and to stop the assessment if it is realized that a preferred option can be clearly identified in terms of costs and benefits. The guidance is aimed at all parties with an interest in the remediation and future use of a contaminated site 
Link to Organisation(s): Environment Agency (England and Wales)
Submitted By: Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 22/04/2008

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